IT Engineer - IBM Storage Solution | Barclay Simpson


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IT Engineer – IBM Storage Solution

  • Fully Remote
  • Outside IR35

Security Engineer required for market-leading financial services firm. The role will be centred around design and implementation of IBM Safguarded Copy (a protection mechanism for data).


  • Implementing IBM Storage and specifically configuring the IBM Subsystem based Safeguarded storage capability to a pre-defined design.
  • Work within the Information Security team to formulate solutions and services that create and maintain appropriate security measures and capabilities to protect against unauthorised access to electronically stored and/or transmitted information, and to protect against anticipated and cutting-edge threats and vulnerabilities
  • Continually assessing potential information security risks and identifying a roadmap to improve the security posture of the organisation.
  • Establish yourself as the Security Engineering SME for components of the Information Security Toolset
  • Be an integral part of Security Engineering projects and solutions, including design, implementation, and on-going development of platforms such as SIEM, Firewalls, IDS, Mobile Device Management, Enterprise Password Management and Endpoint Security solutions
  • Provide Security Engineering response to Production Incident and Problem investigations. Working with both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Research new security-related technologies and advancement, and identify opportunities for continual improvement, providing recommendations for ongoing improvements to the organisation
  • Maintain detailed sets of documentation for all network and security systems
  • Technical knowledge and experience
  • Strong technical experience in security engineering, with a focus on solution design and implementation
  • Demonstrated experience with the management and development of data analysis platforms, presentation, alerting and applications
  • Familiarity with industry security configuration standards, such as NCSC, NIST and CIS

Key Skills:

  • GDPS Logical Copy Protection, GDPS zOS Proxy and GDPS Metro Mirror design, configuration, and implementation skills

As an ideal candidate, you will have an industry certification such as CISSP/CISM/CRISC and have expert knowledge of Security Engineering. You will also have a proven track record of delivering IBM Safguarded Copy in a similar role.

We seek individuals from a diverse talent pool and encourage applicants from underrepresented groups to apply to our vacancies. Our commitment to fair recruitment processes means that we welcome applicants from all backgrounds, regardless of their lived experience or personal characteristics. We also invite applicants who meet most of the listed requirements, even if not all, to apply. If you require any adjustments to the application process, please let us know.

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